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obama's nomination for defense secretary. farmer senator chuck hagel and got tough questions from vietnam veteran and fellow republican. john mccain asking hagel to admit he was wrong when he opposed the surge to the 30,000 troops to iraq in 2007. >> if you would like me to explain. >> i'd like an answer. yes or no. >> i'm not going to give you a question or no. it's par mu complicated than. thatly defer that judgment to history. >> history already made a judgment on the surge and you are on the wrong side of it. >> shepard: democrats defended him. >> i never had the pleasure of serving with you, which i wish i would have. we had a great conversation. you bring a fresh, breath of fresh air, truly a breath of fresh air to the process. >> if confirms senator hagel will be the first vietnam veteran and first enlisted soldier of any kind to be the defense secretary. >> he asked him to look at the entire record. mike emanuel on capitol hill tonight and some comments are getting more attention tonight. >> that is right. senator chuck hagel had a lot to defend and those close to him say
it appears that they decided that defense is not enough. they have gone on the attack. hitting this done i have which we believe to have been between u.s. officials somewhere between 3 and 6 trucks about to cross the border from syria into lebanon. apparently carrying surface-to-air missiles. we do not have confirmation on what would be a second strike because the syrian state tv reported on this military facility in the damascus suburbs, just a few miles from the presidential palace. what would are dealing with here is the government israelis that rarely admits these kind of strikes and the government in the syrians that frequently lies about everything. confused picture tonight, shep. sounds like hezbollah. >> the israeli government does not believe that president ba harr assad is about to launch any kind of strike against israel. they are very fearful that hezbollah, the group that is centered in southern lebanon is close to assad might launch such strikes. that is why they have drawn a red line. it appears tonight that they believe that the syrians and hezbollah has crossed that red li
. >> bill: what are democrats saying about the strong possibility, mike, that these cuts to defense spending may go into effect after all. >> well, democratic leader harry reid said that next week senators were going to sit down and talk about alternatives to those cuts to domestic and defense spending. today senator reid hinted at more taxes. >> remember, the american people still believe by an overwhelming margin, that the rich should contribute to this. they believe that medicare shouldn't be whacked, part of it the american people worry should be the wet yes people in america. paying a little bit. spending cuts and revenue. >> say spending cuts and more revenue. there is your showdown, bill. >> there it is indeed. mike emanuel from capitol hill tonight. the office in charge of shutting down guantanamo bay is shutting down itself. that's according to a state department memo indicating the department has reassigned the official who ran the office and will not replace him. four years ago this month, president obama signed an executive order to close gitmo within a year. since then congress
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